TRASH TEST DUMMIES

Everyone put your bins out, tonight’s bin night and the Trash Test Dummies are on duty! This award winning, sidesplitting, slapstick comedy, circus routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump-truck full of hilarity!

Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016 and2015, and runners up for children’s choice ward 2016 the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises.

Returning from a sell out Season at the Edinburgh Fringe with rave reviews, this award winning, sidesplitting slapstick comedy routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump-truck full of hilarity!

Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the Gas works Circus Showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy show like no other. 

Leigh Rhodes, Thomas McDonald and Amy Nightingale-Olsen are highly skilled circus performers that can trash talk with the best of them. These dexterous dummies take the audience on a journey into their playful imagination, where they invite them to take a fresh look at the humble household wheelie bin.

Three men took to the stage with their wheelie bins, what happened next blew our minds

The Funny Tonne

Circus and acrobatic show perfect for families

Edinburgh Festival For Kids

Delightfully intelligent, highly entertaining

Herald Sun

Dungeree’d Dummies from down under create an adventure playground out of dustbins.

The Herald Scotland

Brisbane Festive,
QLD 2019

Adelaide Festival Centre,
SA 2019

Taranaki Performing Arts Festival,
NZ 2019

Brighton Fringe Festival,
UK 2019

London Underbelly Festival,
|UK 2019

Riverside Theatres,
NSW 2019

Perth FRINGE WORLD Festival,
2019

Ringwood Spiegeltent Festival,
Vic 2019

Joondalup Festival,
WA 2019

Geelong PerformingAarts Centre,
2018

Kaifen Clown Festival,
China 2018

Mooroolbark Community Centre,
Vic 2018

Kabloom Festival of Flowers,
Vic 2018

Fringe World Festival,
WA 2018

Children’s theatre season, Pittsburgh,
USA 2017

Eden Court, Inverness, Scotland
UK 2017

New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
UK 2017

Venue Cymru, Wales
UK 2017

Canterbury Festival,
Canterbury UK 2017

The lighthouse theater,
Poole UK 2017

Pavilion Theatre,
Dublin Ireland 2017

Siamsa Tire Teo,
Tralee Ireland 2017

Lime Tree Theatre,
Limerick, Ireland 2017

Busan International Comedy Festival
2017

Melbourne Fringe Festival,
2017

Underbelly’s Circus Hub,
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

Artour Tour Regional QLD,
17 Venues across the state 2017

Shanghai International Comedy Festival
2015, China

The Garden of Unearthly Delights,
Adelaide Fringe 2015

New Zealand Regional Tour
2016

Kyneton Town Hall
2016

Gasworks Arts Park
2016

Artyfarty kids fest
2016

Darebin Kite festival
2016

Drum theatre Dandenong
2016

Mullumbimby Circus Festival
2016

Empire Theatre Toowoomba
2016

Gold Coast Performing Arts Centre
2016

Underbelly’s Festival Hong Kong
2016

Woodford Folk festival
2016

The Garden of Unearthly Delights,
Adelaide Fringe 2016

Underbelly’s Circus Hub,
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

Underbelly’s Wonder Ground Festival,
London, UK 2016

Ararat Performing arts Centre,
Ararat 2016

Festival 4 Kids,
Warnambool 2016

Shows on the Go,
21 regional towns across Western Australia 2016

Sydney Town Hall,
Sydney Comedy Festival 2016

The Herald Theatre, Auckland Live,
Auckland New Zealand 2016

National Folk Festival,
Canberra 2016

Roola Boola Kids Fest
Melbourne 2015

Kingston Arts Centre,
Melburne 2015

Bahrain International Circuit
2015, Bahrain

Underbelly’s Circus Hub, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2015

Woodford Folk festival
2015

Melbourne Town Hall,
Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015

Gluttony,
Adelaide Fringe 2014

The Garden of Unearthly Delights,
Adelaide Fringe 2016

Underbelly’s Circus Hub,
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

Underbelly’s Wonder Ground Festival,
London, UK 2016

Ararat Performing arts Centre,
Ararat 2016

Festival 4 Kids,
Warnambool 2016

Shows on the Go,
21 regional towns across Western Australia 2016

Sydney Town Hall,
Sydney Comedy Festival 2016

The Herald Theatre, Auckland Live,
Auckland New Zealand 2016

National Folk Festival,
Canberra 2016

Roola Boola Kids Fest
Melbourne 2015

Kingston Arts Centre,
Melburne 2015

Bahrain International Circuit
2015, Bahrain

Shanghai International Comedy Festival
2015, China

The Garden of Unearthly Delights,
Adelaide Fringe 2015

Underbelly’s Circus Hub, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2015

Woodford Folk festival
2015

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2015

Gluttony, Adelaide Fringe
2014

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2014

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